from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of tropical plants, natural order Rubiaceæ, consisting of small, often climbing shrubs, natives of America, with funnel-shaped yellowish flowers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World
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